40 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus On-Call Rota

Maintenance Electrician 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus On-Call Rota

Job description

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Maintenance Electrician.

  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, including replacing motors, relays, contactors, and overloads.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical faults to identify and rectify issues promptly.
  • Conduct wiring and panel upgrades to enhance equipment performance and safety.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of 24V control circuits and their application in a manufacturing environment.
  • Replace software cards and update control systems to optimize machine functionality.
  • Implement lockout tag-out procedures to ensure the safety of personnel during maintenance activities.
  • Thoroughly inspect and sign off machines electrically to ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Take responsibility for training and mentoring electrical apprentices to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Keeping stock levels in stores up to date and replacing stock when equipment is low.
  • Responsible for contractors on site doing electrical work.

Profile of the candidate

  • Successfully completed an Electrical Apprenticeship and hold a national craft card.
  • Experience in a working maintenance / manufacturing environment is required.
  • PLC Experience desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of utilising Electrical technical manuals and drawings.
  • PC Literate.
  • Must be willing to travel globally to provide technical support to sister companies.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, positive attitude with initiative for timely completion of goals.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy with a keen eye for detail.
  • Have a keen interest in Health and Safety, Welfare.
  • Escalate potential issues to management quickly.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Observation skills (attention to detail)
  • Tactfulness.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Understanding good manufacturing practices
  • Understanding PM and TPM
  • Ability to lead by teaching.
  • Solid written and spoken English skills.


For more information about the job, please contact:

HR Department - hr.ie@wppg.com

Please send your application form and/or C.V. to:

HR Department - hr.ie@wppg.com

About Weener Plastics Ireland

Weener Plastics is a strong, competent and reliable full service global supplier of innovative plastic packaging solutions. Our facility in Dromcollogher, in the west of County Limerick, is an expert in the manufacturing of roll-on packaging for personal care applications. The facility serves global and local brands as well as Private Labels. Are you the right person to join our highly qualified and experienced team?


08 Jul 2024